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Adrift in Golden Bay

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 14 April 2010

We stayed in the studio, which was private and roomy and a short walk to the beach. Adrift was our favorite place to stay during a 5-week trip to the South Island. We had three nights there and hated to leave. My husband and I...More

Thank Louise313
Reviewed 10 April 2010

If you're looking for a place to unwind, either as part of an active New Zealand adventure or just by itself, this is the place to be. Private cottages with full kitchens, lovely bathrooms and views of the ocean -- 50 feet in front of...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2010

Adrift is spectacular in every way. Located on their own lovely beach, the cottages have every amenity and perfect privacy. The breakfast baskets are first quality: New Zealand bacon, farm eggs, home made muesli and yogurts. The kitchens have first rate equipment for those of...More

Thank vagrants
Reviewed 7 March 2010

The word 'cabins' does not do the accommodation justice because the 'cabins' are luxuriously equipped with every modern convenience and they are spotless. The garden, beachfront setting is pretty and very quiet. Adrift is ideal for a romantic stay. Breakfast ingredients are delivered the evening...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2010

We were so lucky that they had a cancellation when we phoned, but unfortunately just for one night. However it was well worth the windy drive across to Golden Bay.We stayed in Cottage 3 which had direct access to the beach, a lovely patio, huge...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
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Price range
US$175 - US$392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$175 - US$392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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4acadia
1 April 2016|
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Response from Gordon H | Property representative |
Hi, Our child policy allows children over 12 years only, so your 13 year old is fine. All of our cottages have one bedroom, but with the addition of a sofa-bed in the lounge, can accommodate up to 3 people. Thanks for... More
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Rezruf
31 January 2015|
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Response from Emily L | Property representative |
Hi Rezruf, thanks for your question. You can fly into Nelson airport, then drive from there (1 hour 45 min drive), or you can drive directly from Christchurch. The most direct route is north to Amberly and through the... More
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"Worth paying more for the beachfront cottages I think. A real treat"
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"Beachfront Cottages get the best sea views"
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"Studio is attached to owners house cottages are separate, some on the beach"
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"The studio was the best!!"
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